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This is our site dedicated to journalists. Here you'll find all our latest press releases and feature articles, together with background information and contact details for the press team.

 

UK businesses risk timber resource crunch if they fail to move to sustainable practices

10 August 2016

A new report commissioned by WWF today (10th August), finds that UK businesses must invest in sustainable forest management if they are to guarantee access to timber that their businesses rely on in the near future.  Leading countries that supply timber to the UK are either at the point of expiry or running at a deficit as forest resources are used without adequate provision for sustainable timber supply.
Read UK businesses risk timber resource crunch if they fail to move to sustainable practices

London:Shoppers ate Westfield experience the new WWF Virtual Reality 'Tiger Experience' where they are put in the boots of a ranger in the forest and come face to face with wild tigers.

WWF launches online virtual reality ‘Tiger Experience’

09 August 2016

In its bid to double wild tiger numbers by 2022, WWF has launched a first-of-its kind virtual reality (VR) video as part of a new awareness and fundraising campaign. The VR video can be viewed here.

Read WWF launches online virtual reality ‘Tiger Experience’

Three quarters of Brits aren’t aware of detrimental tiger farms in Asia

29 July 2016

  • Londoners & millennials most likely to visit attractions with captive tigers which could be fuelling the illegal wildlife trade
  • More than 200 facilities across Asia – many of which are likely to be involved in the illegal trade of tigers like the notorious Tiger Temple; Asia’s most recently renowned tiger farm
  • 86% of those surveyed want to see tiger farms closed
  • WWF is calling for countries to take urgent action to phase out tiger farms
Read Three quarters of Brits aren’t aware of detrimental tiger farms in Asia

WWF CALLS FOR INDUSTRY STANDARDS IN THE GREEN BOND MARKET TO BOLSTER A SUSTAINABLE ECONOMY

13 June 2016

New research commissioned by WWF and published today, shows that the proliferation of standards, frameworks and guidelines, as well as the diversity of market practices in terms of definitions and requirements for green bonds create complexity and confusion among issuers and investors which could hamper the confidence needed for the green bond market to thrive.
Read WWF CALLS FOR INDUSTRY STANDARDS IN THE GREEN BOND MARKET TO BOLSTER A SUSTAINABLE ECONOMY

It's time for a national debate about how to protect nature

02 June 2016

Today WWF-UK, along with the RSPB, joins the Prime Minister, David Cameron, at Rainham Marshes Nature Reserve in Essex to discuss what the UK’s membership of the EU means for nature.
Read It's time for a national debate about how to protect nature

AIRLINES CAN MEET CLIMATE GOALS WITHOUT CUTTING ETHICAL CORNERS SAYS WWF

02 June 2016

AS AIRLINE CEOS MEET TO DISCUSS CLIMATE CHANGE, WWF CALLS ON THE INDUSTRY TO COMMIT TO HIGH QUALITY CARBON CREDITS AND SUSTAINABLE ALTERNATIVE FUELS

Read AIRLINES CAN MEET CLIMATE GOALS WITHOUT CUTTING ETHICAL CORNERS SAYS WWF

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